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Vaccine Sciences Lab Capabilities

PPD® Laboratories vaccine sciences lab has broad therapeutic and research expertise

PPD Laboratories vaccine development expertise includes a multitude of bacterial and viral pathogens, as well as noninfectious disease entities. Our expertise includes:

  • 25 years of experience in providing assay development, qualification and validation
  • 15 years of experience providing specialized statistical support services
  • Nine years of experience providing cell-based assay services, specifically for vaccine development
  • Regulatory knowledge and expertise gained through support of 12 FDA-approved vaccines
  • Experience with pediatric and adult indications
  • Development under GCLP regulations
Vaccines World

We have a collection of assay platforms to support a wide range of development and testing needs.

Our diverse service offerings include:

Cell-based and functional assays
  • Cytokine expression using flow cytometry
  • Opsonophagocytic assays (OPA/OPK)
  • Enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISPOT)
  • Serum bactericidal assay (SBA)
Serology assays
  • MSD® electrochemiluminesence
  • Luminex® multiplexed
Molecular assays
  • PCR
  • Sequencing


Marie Bonhomme, manager of our vaccine sciences lab in Richmond, Virginia, explains immunogenicity testing and how PPD Laboratories vaccines sciences lab applies this concept to customers’ vaccines development programs

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